iTunes

Opening the iTunes Store.If iTunes doesn't open, click the iTunes application icon in your Dock or on your Windows desktop.Progress Indicator
Opening the iBooks Store.If iBooks doesn't open, click the iBooks app in your Dock.Progress Indicator
iTunes

iTunes is the world's easiest way to organize and add to your digital media collection.

We are unable to find iTunes on your computer. To preview and buy music from Blood Bank - EP by Bon Iver, download iTunes now.

Already have iTunes? Click I Have iTunes to open it now.

I Have iTunes Free Download
iTunes for Mac + PC

Blood Bank - EP

Open iTunes to preview, buy, and download music.

Customer Reviews

Therapeutic to say the least

Blood Bank kicks off with the title track, ushering in a calm, uplifting mood. “Beach Baby” slowly eases off the uptempo “Blood Bank” and brings a slightly mournful tone to the EP. Minimal lyrics reflecting on an encounter with a past lover at a beach allow for the listener to recall their own memories of young lust and youthful romance. "Babys" begins with semi-melodic, semi-chaotic piano that somehow sounds comforting, although the sharp hitting of the keys creates a hectic background to Vernon’s perfectly imperfect falsetto. The song entails a confession of summer love. Vernon uses summer as metaphor for new life, while explaining his woman’s and his own romance.The closing track, “Woods”, takes the listener to Vernon’s cabin in the woods, where he wrote his “For Emma, Forever Ago” album. He takes you through the mind of a troubled man who wants to “slow down the time” to be able to feel emotion for a longer, more meditated amount of time. There isn’t enough time for him to get it all out without missing out on the other aspects of life. His gorgeous, layered, and occasionally auto-tuned (for effect only) vocals are all you hear. Truly a man pouring his heart into his music.

All in all, Blood Bank is an excellent EP for anyone interested in delving into their own memories, mind, and buried emotions. This experience gives the listener new perspectives, and allows them to heal old wounds along with the artist, almost as if they’re going through it all together.

Bon Iver

This man is a genius.

Amazing

Vibes man..

Biography

Formed: 2007 in Eau Claire, WI

Genre: Alternative

Years Active: '00s, '10s

Justin Vernon began recording under the nom de band Bon Iver following the breakup of DeYarmond Edison, an indie folk group similar in tone and manner to Iron & Wine, Little Wings, and — to a certain extent — Bonnie "Prince" Billy. Vernon's solo project took DeYarmond Edison's introspective, folky sound and embellished it with squinchy, quirky orchestral touches that nodded to Sparklehorse and the drifty optimism of the Flaming Lips. Vernon moved back to Wisconsin the winter following...
Full Bio